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CS-v4 SSc6: Light Pollution Reduction
posted by Matt Vesey on May 23, 2018, 2:54 am

I'm working on an office/industrial mixed use development. Our lighting designer is not familiar with the...

Last reply: Matt Vesey, Jun 11, 2018, 4:47 am

MR c.1 Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction

NC-v4 MRc1: Building life-cycle impact reduction
posted by Shane Geraghty on Apr 25, 2017, 6:10 am


I am working on a new building project which is pursuing LEED certification and excavation filling from a different construction site nearby will be used for the new building.


Last reply: Dionisio Franca, Feb 15, 2018, 7:34 pm

Zero-lot line- Public Spaces

NC-v4 LTc6: Bicycle facilities
posted by Zach Lewis on Feb 15, 2018, 5:43 am

Hi There,

I am currently working on a zero-lot line project in Dublin, where the developer does not have the authority to install any cycle storage areas directly outside of the building....

Last reply: Emily Purcell, Feb 15, 2018, 12:36 pm

C&S office now with Upgraded Core and Shell Services in Tenancies

CS-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by James Duggan on Feb 8, 2018, 9:57 am

Hi, I'm working on an office C&S project.  Up until recently the MEP strategy was natural ventilation of all tenancies and for this reason the tenancy was envisaged to be modelled that way....

No Appliances in the Scope

Hospitality-NC-v4 WEc2: Indoor water use reduction
posted by Muge Karasahin on Dec 8, 2017, 9:47 am


We are currently working on a pod hotel project, where there no laundry or food services within the hotel.Therefore there are no appliances included in the project.


Last reply: Emma Hughes, Jan 23, 2018, 11:31 am

Use of a WELL credit as ID?

NC-2009 IDc1: Innovation in Design
posted by Devyn Olson Sawyer on Jan 19, 2018, 10:51 am

Our team is have been reviewing WELL and are considering completing a WELL credit in our LEED project. Would it be worth it to write this up as an Innovation in Design credit - does it seem like...

Last reply: Allison Smith, Jan 19, 2018, 12:57 pm

Change to Furniture Evaluation Criteria

NC-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Ian Thompson on Feb 23, 2017, 6:08 am

There was a rating system correction at the end of January http://www.usgbc.org/node/10611490 which seems to reduce the value of a Furniture...

Last reply: Trista Brown, Nov 28, 2017, 3:18 pm

LT c.5 Calculating informal transit trips and weekend trip frequency

CS-v4 LTc5: Access to quality transit
posted by Salam Salman on Nov 10, 2017, 6:10 am

Hello there,

I am assessing this credit for a new office building and I would be most grateful if you could help me clarify the following items:

1- The building will be located on a...

Non Roof only

CS-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Salam Salman on Aug 16, 2017, 11:40 am

We are targeting option 1: Roof and Nonroof for our project.
Based on the equations of the standard /weighted nonroof or roof calculation, we are selecting material complying with initial...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Oct 25, 2017, 9:13 pm

Ireland Climate Zone

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by James Duggan on Jul 20, 2017, 4:58 am

Hi all,
Could anyone clarify if Ireland is in climate zone 5A or 5C?

Thanks in advance

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jul 20, 2017, 10:08 am